The Bargain

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The BargainIt’s more than ridiculous, it’s damned embarrassing and inconvenient…for a scientist with his reputation to be called in to get rid of a ghost. But when the Prince Regent summons Lord Alan Gresham to London to solve the mystery of a haunting, he has no choice. At least the task shouldn’t take much time. He will uncover the perpetrators of the hoax and then return with speed to his experiments. Or so Gresham thinks, until he finds his calm, logical investigation disrupted by a maddeningly forthright beauty.

Ariel Harding has her own reasons for wanting to catch the ghost. Yet when she slips into Carlton House uninvited, she never dreams she’ll end up locked in a closet with an arrogant, opinionated, yet undeniably attractive scientist…or that she’ll wind up making a perilous bargain with the very same man. They agree to exchange information–and nothing more. But neither plans on the most confounding of scientific occurrences: the breathless chemistry of desire.

Reviews

charmingly written, by a deft handRT Book Reviews

Reading an Ashford novel borders on the euphoric as it tosses delight upon delight! … A creative and inventive vehicle with a refreshing look at London’s Carlton House set. — Romance Communications

…a scintillating Regency adventure filled with supernatural happenings and dark and dangerous action. …the storyline is immensely enjoyable — Affaire de Coeur

If, as I do, you love historicals set in the Regency era, filled with great wit, funny family relations, and a beta hero to die for, you will simply want to devour this book.All About Romance